Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Dan Rosenberg discovered multiple flaws in the X.25 facilities
parsing. If a system was using X.25, a remote attacker could exploit
this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service.
Vegard Nossum discovered that memory garbage collection was not
handled correctly for active sockets. A local attacker could exploit
this to allocate all available kernel memory, leading to a denial of
Nelson Elhage discovered that the kernel did not correctly handle
process cleanup after triggering a recoverable kernel bug. If a local
attacker were able to trigger certain kinds of kernel bugs, they could
create a specially crafted process to gain root privileges.
Nelson Elhage discovered that Econet did not correctly handle AUN
packets over UDP. A local attacker could send specially crafted
traffic to crash the system, leading to a denial of service.
Dan Rosenberg discovered that the OSS subsystem did not handle name
termination correctly. A local attacker could exploit this crash the
system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4527)
Dan Rosenberg discovered that IRDA did not correctly check the size of
buffers. On non-x86 systems, a local attacker could exploit this to
read kernel heap memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4529)
Dan Carpenter discovered that the TTPCI DVB driver did not check
certain values during an ioctl. If the dvb-ttpci module was loaded, a
local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a
denial of service, or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-0521)
Jens Kuehnel discovered that the InfiniBand driver contained a race
condition. On systems using InfiniBand, a local attacker could send
specially crafted requests to crash the system, leading to a denial of
Timo Warns discovered that the LDM disk partition handling code did
not correctly handle certain values. By inserting a specially crafted
disk device, a local attacker could exploit this to gain root
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 55069 ()
Bugtraq ID: 450374505545159453214555645629459864651246839
CVE ID: CVE-2010-4164CVE-2010-4249CVE-2010-4258CVE-2010-4342CVE-2010-4527CVE-2010-4529CVE-2011-0521CVE-2011-0695CVE-2011-1017
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